Translation of "situation" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk /ˌsɪtʃ.uˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌsɪtʃ.uˈeɪ.ʃən/

B1 the set of things that are happening and the conditions that exist at a particular time and place

the economic/political situation 经济/政治形势
Her news put me in a difficult situation. 她的消息让我陷入困难的境地。
"Would you get involved in a fight?" "It would depend on the situation." “你会和别人打架吗?”“这要看具体情况。”
I'll worry about it if/when/as the situation arises (= if/when/as it happens). 这种情况发生时,我会为它担忧。

old use a job

My sister has a good situation as a teacher in the local school. 我姐姐有一份好工作,在当地学校当老师。

formal the position of something, especially a town, building, etc.

The house's situation in the river valley is perfect. 房子在河谷中的位置极佳。

(Translation of “situation” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)